Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Before Senate 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: repeals the
Climate Change Authority Act 2011
  to abolish the authority; amends the:
Clean Energy Act 2011
,
Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
,
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
  and
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
  to provide for certain periodic reviews of climate change measures to be undertaken by the minister; and
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
,
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
,
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
  and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to make amendments consequent on the repeal; and enables the transfer of the authority’s assets and liabilities to the Commonwealth. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 Jun 2014Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2014Second reading moved
26 Jun 2014Second reading debate
26 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
26 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
07 Jul 2014Introduced and read a first time
07 Jul 2014Second reading moved
10 Jul 2014Second reading debate

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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